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NEW ZOMBIE SHOW, WOKE UP DEAD, TO BROADCAST ON SHOWCASE.CA

Posted in News, Zombies with tags , , , on January 14, 2010 by darklordbunnykins

PRESS RELEASE:

ZOMBIES ATTACK SHOWCASE.CA


Website gets exclusive rights to hit online comedy series Woke Up Dead

Series stars Napoleon Dynamite’s Jon Heder and Seinfeld’s Wayne Knight


Showcase.ca hooks viewers up with the exclusive Canadian premiere of zombie comedy Woke Up Dead. The web series stars Napoleon Dynamite himself, Jon Heder, appearing in top-notch zombie form during the series of 22 five-minute webisodes. New episodes of Woke Up Dead invade showcase.ca three times a week beginning February 1, 2010 through the end of March 2010.

Woke Up Dead stars Jon Heder as “Drex Greene,” a down-and-out college grad who finds himself undergoing a sudden and inexplicable transformation from everyday zero to zombie hero. With his newfound zombie powers and the help of his best friend, wannabe filmmaker Matt (Josh Gad) and med student Cassie (Krysten Ritter), Drex breathes new life into his dead-end job and lackluster love life. In his quest for answers, Drex discovers that being dead has its privileges.

Woke Up Dead is a perfect fit for showcase.ca. It’s hilarious, outrageous and it complements the existing line-up of top-notch original video content available on our site,” said Chris Harris, Director, Online Content, Canwest Broadcasting.

Woke Up Dead is an American web series that premiered on Crackle, the Sony Pictures Entertainment owned website. Woke Up Dead is a production of Electric Farm Entertainment and is executive produced by Brent V. Friedman, Stan Rogow, and Jeff Sagansky. The series was created, written and directed by Josh Had. Heder’s co-stars are Krysten Ritter, Josh Gad and Wayne Knight.